Event hosted by UI Iowa Hawkeyes football team raises money for UI Children's Hospital
By: Dana Larson and Steve Roe | 2015.04.15 | 11:35 am
Celebrity Chris Soules will join Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa football team to help raise money for the UI Children's Hospital during the fifth annual Ladies Football Academy June 6.
Campus recognizes nine students for outstanding performance in campus jobs
By: Anne Bassett | 2015.04.15 | 10:13 am
Christopher (C.J.) Winters, a lab assistant in the UI Carver College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, is the State of Iowa and University of Iowa campus student employee of the year. He’s one of nine UI students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs during National Student Employment Week.
Organ Transplant Center performed its first transplant, a kidney, in 1969
By: Tom Moore | 2015.04.14 | 10:44 am
Leaders of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Organ Transplant Center announced Monday, April 13, that the program has performed its 5,000th solid organ transplant.
By: Tom Moore | 2015.04.14 | 10:35 am
Individuals who have received organ transplants at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will perform a transplant of a different kind on Earth Day, April 22.
By: Anne Easker | 2015.04.14 | 09:56 am
University of Iowa researchers who recreate deep sea sponge molecules for anti-cancer drugs and reprogram human tissue to fight disease are among the recipients of $750,000 in funding from the university to turn their discoveries into businesses.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.04.09 | 10:40 am
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
Gene loss creates anorexia-related behaviors in mice
By: Jennifer Brown | 2015.04.08 | 04:44 pm
Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers at the University of Iowa has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa.
Policy to expand current smoke-free rule, takes effect in August
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.04.07 | 09:44 am
The University of Iowa will be tobacco-free on campus beginning this August. The university announced on Tuesday that it will adopt a tobacco-free policy that will prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes, chewing or smokeless tobacco, hookahs, and other nicotine-delivery devices on the UI campus.